Today would have been 22-year-old Taylor Sheats
' wedding day, but she and her 17-year-old sister Madison
were tragically murdered
by their own mother.
According to The Daily Mail
, 42-year-old Christy
stabbed each of her daughters before shooting them.
"Christy had stabbed the girls before she shot them," a neighbor revealed. "I looked out and I saw her standing over one of the girls with the gun pointed at her and she shot her as she lay on the ground."
reported, the girls' father Jason
begged Christy to spare them, but instead, she tried to kill him too.
"She went to shoot but had run out of bullets," a neighbor claimed. "When she went to reload Jason ran into our house and said 'Call 911.'" Christy was later shot fatally by police.
Adding another layer of sadness to the tragedy, Taylor's fiancé and would-be in laws are left to mourn on what should have been one of the happiest days of their lives.
"Yall were part of our family, and that will never change," the groom's sister wrote on Facebook.
"The sweetest, most wholesome and caring girls in my life... Y'all were a light in the midst of this crazy world. We will love you two until the end of time."